Lifestyle

Why Does Airline Food Taste Bland?

Two questions I am often asked ‘why does airline food taste so terrible’ and ‘is the food on a corporate jet better than airline food’.  Well yes, when it comes to airline cuisine it can be anybody’s guess as to what has been dropped in front of you.  With regards …

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From Ship to Shore…

Being a part of the yachting industry offers an exciting, unique career – one which many of us were never expecting to be a part of.  Time seems to pass so quickly; before you know it, you have worked your way up the ranks, and all those things which seemed …

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Girls on Deck

Girls on Deck: Connecting Female Exterior and Engineering Superyacht Crew Leading the way towards gender equality within the Superyacht industry ANTIBES, June 06, 2016 Leading superyacht crew coach, Alison Rentoul, announced today that she has teamed up with Bosun Sophie Jordan to create Girls on Deck, which is an initiative …

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The Future of Business Aviation

This year’s EBACE convention (the European Business Aviation Convention) really gave me some food for thought, after having the opportunity to view some of the static aircraft displays, view new aircraft to the market, and chat to some exhibitors. It got me thinking about the direction the business aviation industry …

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Yacht Design – Degrees of Separation

Over the past several decades the distance and complexity of communication between owners and operators of yachts has grown. The intricacies of running the yacht are not often openly discussed directly with the owner and more often concerns are hinted at if not completely circumvented because the command structure dictates …

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How to Curate a Private Art Show

Organising an impressive art event and curating an art exhibition is no easy task. Throwing a great party alone is not as simple as many people may think, however, when you have to take expensive and fragile artwork into consideration (which you or your client is likely to be interested …

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Cannes or Prix?

Last year, while having a beautiful, relaxing lunch on the outside terrace of the Monaco Yacht Club complete with Miraval Rosè, I imagined the upcoming days being filled with the exhilarating sound of the Formula One race cars. The thunder and roar of the engines can be felt under your …

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Auction Revolution: Bespoke Bidding Services

The digitalisation of the economy is turning the auction world upside down, forcing this traditionally secretive industry to move online, become more transparent and adopt more innovative business models. One man who has embarked on rewriting the rules is Geneva-based art dealer turned Internet entrepreneur Jean-Baptiste Fabre. His mission? Help …

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